lose hope

This page is about the collocation lose hope

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to no longer have hope

For example

  • I'd lost hope of ever being promoted, so I quit my job.

  • After searching all week, the rescue team lost all hope of finding more survivors.

Quick Quiz

After trying to save her marriage, Louise lost hope and

a. left her husband

b. left her wedding

c. kept on trying

Contributor: Matt Errey